Inventory & Picking

Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.


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WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · January 9, 2018
The demands of omnichannel distribution center (DC) fulfillment are driving the adoption of more advanced pick-to-light hardware and software.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2017
Strategic technology partnership to deliver big data and analytics for retailers, manufacturers and wholesale distributors.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 17, 2017
Confronting an aging materials handling system and new channels of business with new customer expectations, Rocky Brands installed a put-to-light and sortation system to ramp up fulfillment.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2017
The steady growth in square footage among the top third-party logistics (3PL) warehouses belies a fundamental transformation as the market adapts to e-commerce pressures.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 13, 2017
Put-to-light, a putwall and sortation is taking Rocky Brands to the next level.
By MMH Staff · November 8, 2017
Oil and gas industry manufacturer finds solutions for the secure storage of heavy parts.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2017
The solution increased the distributor’s labor productivity significantly—to more than 180 lines an hour, per order.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 6, 2017
Modern Material Handling got an inside look at the Lodge Manufacturing distribution center. See how the new Warehouse Management systems in place can help improve DC throughput.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2017
This white paper overviews the various, self-contained, goods-to-person AS/RS systems available for handling the totes, cases and eaches most frequently faced by e-commerce order fulfillment operations, and the typical applications for each. This white paper overviews the various, self-contained, goods-to-person AS/RS systems available for handling the totes, cases and eaches most frequently faced by e-commerce order fulfillment operations, and the typical applications for each.
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2017
Labeling success stories and horror stories prove the value of testing...and testing some more.
By MMH Staff · October 25, 2017
Narrow aisles helped Homans maximize horizontal and cubic storage.
By Admin · October 18, 2017
The food fulfillment firm increased throughput by 40%, while also reducing labor costs by 35%.
By MMH Staff · October 17, 2017
Distributor transitions from paper-based to voice-based execution ahead of facility move.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
The lift offers the household goods retailer a 10,000-pound capacity solution.
WEBCAST
By MMH Staff · October 5, 2017
Come get an insider's view of the latest technologies for inside your Distribution Center. You'll learn which technologies are being piloted, which are having success and moving from concept to implementation and into production on the maturity scale, and what's coming on the horizon.

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From the December 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
Confronting an aging materials handling system and new channels of business with new customer expectations, Rocky Brands installed a put-to-light and sortation system to ramp up fulfillment.
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